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Dec 2, 2013 7:00am EST
's about what i thought. it's usually fairly absorbing unless you're a redskins fan. books on football are another story. this is the exception to the rule. it is a compelling read. i think we will find itself, and we have a compelling speaker in the man who wrote this book. ladies and gentlemen, daniel flynn. [applause] >> thank you for coming out tonight. i figured since we're in washington, d.c. and talk about football we could sort of mix a little bit of america's game with the local sport which is politics, and football for whatever reason is a big sport amongst politicians. people say the horse racing is the sport of kings. i think if that's true, football is serving the sport of presidents. from everyone from theodore roosevelt the gerald ford playing at the university of michigan, an awful lot of presidents who have had a relationship -- a real interest in the sport of football. i think if you were to ask the people in this building, whose your favorite football playing president, they would probably say ronald reagan. ronald reagan, a lot of people don't know, played football
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